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Jan 30, 2013 10:00am PST
, but he answered them satisfactorily. i think senator cochran from mississippi came out and supported him, he's had a recent letter with a very strong bipartisan list of former defense secretaries, including colin powell and gates and a bipartisan group of secretaries of state and defense. i think all of that speaks to his favor, and, as i said, i was pleased to hear his responses on some of the questions i asked him about how he was going to implement things like the shaheen amendment that makes sure that women in the military who are victims of rape or incest can get access to reproductive health services, to abortion if they choose to do that. and he gave me very positive responses, even though he pointed out he's anti-choice. he said his policy would be to implement the laws that have been passed by this congress and to support the administration's policies, so i was pleased to hear his responses. >> senator nelson, you've been around for a long time, you and senator shaheen, what are the pitfalls, though, for chuck hagel, because there are going to be some people gunning for him tomo
Jan 3, 2013 10:00am PST
and the rockies and floods hit the mississippi valleys. all of a sudden some of these folks want to change the policy. they tried in irene and failed. in classrooms that have been recreated to look like their own. i know that karen mccarthy is going to introduce symbolic -- largely symbolic legislation on the house side. the senate side we're expecting dianne feinstein to introduce her legislation around the time of the inaugural. is something meaningful going to happen on guns this year? >> i hope so. the president has appointed joe biden to be head of this commission, and he believes something reasonable. you know, you can put reasonable limits on who gets guns without interfering with the legitimate second amendment rights that are enshrined in the constitution. we on the liberal side of things have to accept that. you can put reasonable limits on any amendment. first amendment, you can't scream fire falsely in a theater. those are limits on the first amendment. limits on the second amendment that prohibit criminals, the mentally infirmed, spousal abusers from getting guns and tightenin
Jan 9, 2013 10:00am PST
that we saw last year, we're dealing with this year, the low levels in the mississippi river, that's going to go into next year. part of the problem is we're not having enough precipitation come down, not enough snowfall and rain to help alleviate that drought. >> what about the ice melt and effects of -- i know you've been to greenland and all over the globe, really, to witness the effects on animal life and ultimately on our own weather systems. >> it affects everything. they are seeing the ice melt in greenland faster than they ever anticipated. it is happening much faster than scientists ever expected, and that's one of the many alarming things. the other thing about having warmer weather, while you and i enjoy it because we don't have to put on heavy boots, scarves, gloves, all of that, it changes our ability to grow things. we are seeing growing zones in the united states migrate farther north. we are seeing butterflies that used to live in texas and louisiana. they are now showing up in massachusetts. it is changing everything around us, not just our ability to ski in the winter in
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
, mississippi, stopped a shooting in its tracks. that's how you stop it, not cowering in fear waiting 10, 15, 20 minutes. >> the question occurs, is it over the line for the nra to put up a web video addressing the issue of the president's children having secret service protection? >> why is it over the line for the nra to talk about children but not over the line for the president to bring in children? that's the disconnect. >> because the parents who are with those children in the white house complex today brought their children, their children wrote to the president, and they were voluntarily becoming part of this political debate. children of presidents have been off limits for decades. >> unless they are, i suppose, republican children of presidents. there's a big double standard. >> jenna and barbara bush and other children have not been -- >> let's talk about the bush children. they were hounded. their two girls, they sure were. let's talk about the double standard. >> in a political ad from a lobbying group, sir? >> the double standard is in the 15-block area of capitol hill, there's 1,8
Jan 25, 2013 10:00am PST
? coming up here, former republican party chair and mississippi governor haley barbour. and kimmel kidnapped. >> i ran out of time. >> apologies from matt damon. ran out of time. >> i want to apologize. >> to matt damon. >> we ran out of time for him. >> matt damon. >> extremely overrated matt damon. >> after being the butt of jimmy kimmel's notes for a decade, matt damon gets help from an eh-list of friends. >> if you bump a man long enough, a night will come when you bump him back. i am in command of this ship. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell. somebody can kidnap us. live in washington where president obama just named his advisor denis mcdonough to run the white house from now owner where republicans are meeting in charlotte and planning a revival of the grand ole party. more on that in a moment. more for our daily fix. david gregory, moderator of "meet the press," nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker and justice correspondent pete williams. a loot going on all fronts. denis mcdonough, and news out of the white house on the secret service skrefgs in cart hana. >> th
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